Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1874–1955), US baseball player and coach; full name John Peter Wagner; known as the Flying Dutchman. Joining the National League in 1897 and playing shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates 1900–1917, he was noted for his hitting and base stealing. Baseball Hall of Fame (1936)
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.